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A rear view of a US Navy A-6E Intruder being launched off the deck of the Aircraft Carrier USS AMERICA, CV 66. The aircraft is from Attack Squadron VA-85, Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia. The AMERICA is positioned off the coast of Mogadishu, Somalia to provide close air support for ground forces during Operation Continue Hope. The aircraft's mission is the destruction, in all weather conditions day or night, of moving or fixed land targets

A rear view of a US Navy A-6E Intruder being launched off the deck of the Aircraft Carrier USS AMERICA, CV 66. The aircraft is from Attack Squadron VA-85, Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia. The AMERICA is positioned off the coast of Mogadishu, Somalia to provide close air support for ground forces during Operation Continue Hope. The aircraft's mission is the destruction, in all weather conditions day or night, of moving or fixed land targets

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Summary

The original finding aid described this photograph as:

Subject Operation/Series: CONTINUE HOPE

Base: Mogadishu

Country: Somalia (SOM)

Scene Camera Operator: SGT G. Robinson

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files
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Date

01/11/1993
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Source

The U.S. National Archives
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